Nationwide field to shrink in 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The maximum field for the Nationwide Series will shrink from 43 to 40 cars in 2013, NASCAR announced Tuesday.
The Sprint Cup Series will remain at 43 cars, with the Truck Series remaining at 36.
The governing body also made official its new qualifying rule in which the 36 fastest cars will make the race on speed, followed by the next six highest-ranking cars in owner's points and one spot for the most recent eligible past champion.
It is a move away from the ...
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